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Registered Respiratory Therapist Full Time

Company: Holy Cross Hospital Careers
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: June 6, 2024

Job Description:

*Employment Type:* Full time *Shift:* 12 Hour Day Shift *Description:* Acute care hospital setting requiring critical thinking skills and primary knowledge of adult respiratory disease processes and respiratory therapy treatment applications. Knowledge of Adult mechanical ventilation principles and current practice guidelines. Willing to work in all areas of RT including Emergency room, Adult Critical care, Busy Bronch lab, and Blood Gas Analysis
*This is a Full Time Day Shift position*
*$20K Sign On Bonus*

* Performs floor care therapies and oxygen administration following proper policy and procedure.
* Performs floor care therapies and oxygen in an acute care setting.
* Performs or assists with endotracheal intubation as indicated in a safe manner
* Performs endotracheal extubation as indicated in a safe manner.
* Maintains clinical competency for mechanical ventilation in adult critical care units.
* Able to perform arterial blood gas draws in a safe and effective manner from radial, brachial and femoral arteries.
*Position Summary: *
As an RRT, you will work in a collaborative environment to deliver excellent patient care under the direction of a licensed clinical professional in a clinic or practice environment. An RRT helps patients who are having trouble breathing.
*What you will do: *

* Meeting with and examining patients who have pulmonary diseases, disorders, or complications
* Conducting, performing, and analyzing diagnostic and function tests to assess lung capacity and capability
* Working with physicians and nurses to create treatment plans
*What you will need: *

* High school diploma or equivalent is required.
* Graduate of an accredited Respiratory Care program required.
* Work experience in all aspects of respiratory care preferred.
* Competency in blood gas laboratory, maintenance, PFT and bronchoscopy assistance a plus.
* Registration by the NBRC as a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) preferred.
* Current State of Florida License as a Registered Respiratory Therapist from the Department of Health.
* BLS and ACLS certification required.

*Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion*
Trinity Health is one of the largest not-for-profit, Catholic healthcare systems in the nation. Built on the foundation of our Mission and Core Values, we integrate diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do. Our colleagues have different lived experiences, customs, abilities, and talents. Together, we become our best selves. A diverse and inclusive workforce provides the most accessible and equitable care for those we serve. Trinity Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by law.

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